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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ most watched video on mobiles


September 21st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A month after its release, Salman Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" is still creating records. The film has become the longest standing movie to be featured ... Read more...

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Meet on winter crop strategy in Delhi


September 20th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The central government will chalk out a strategy to maximise the winter crop sowing at a meet Sep 24-25, after delayed rains affected summer crop ... Read more...

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Coal India misses production target


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) State-run Coal India (CIL) Limited Monday said it has ended the last fiscal with a production of 435.84 million tonnes (mt) compared to 431.32 mt in ... Read more...

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Ranchi, Dharmasala to host ODIs against England


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's hometown Ranchi and the popular hill station of Dharmasala will be hosting ODIs for their first time during the series against ... Read more...

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Obama requests $1.2 trillion rise in borrowing limit


January 13th, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama requested Congress Thursday to raise the federal government's borrowing limit by $1.2 trillion, as the government is facing mounting budgetary pressure.It ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer confidence rises


November 24th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) South Korea's consumer confidence rose to six-month high in November amid easing inflation expectations, the central bank said Thursday.Consumer sentiment index (CSI), which gauges consumers' overall ... Read more...

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Gold rush before Dhanteras: Jewellers


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The gold rush across India just before Monday's Dhanteras festival has made jewellers confident of increasing their business, though prices of the yellow metal show volatility ... Read more...

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Coal India steps up supplies to power sector


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) increased coal dispatches to power utilities across the country by 28 percent during the period Oct 11-20, the company claimed Saturday.The ... Read more...

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China to give $5 million more for Pakistan’s flood victims


October 7th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Liu Jian met Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Friday and told her that the Chinese government would provide $5 million in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

39 people have died in Himachal rains


September 10th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) Monsoon rains have claimed 39 lives in Himachal Pradesh and the damage to property is estimated at Rs.355.29 crore, a government spokesman said Saturday. The maximum loss ... Read more...

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US deficit hits $1.1 trillion


August 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US budget deficit has hit a staggering $1.1 trillion putting the federal government on track to finish the 2011 fiscal year with the second-largest gap ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to supply industries with wind power


August 8th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday announced a state government scheme to utilise 100 MW wind power generated at nights for supplying to industrial units.Making ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How to improve education? Bihar asks students (Feature)


July 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) Vivash Kumar Jha is both nervous and excited. The overwhelming feeling of topping the Class 12 board exams had not even sunk in when the 17-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bengal government presents vote-on-account for two months


June 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday presented a vote-on-account of Rs.11,165 crore for two months -- August and September - of the current fiscal.Presenting the vote-on-account in ... Read more...

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Lost WWI diary reveals horrors of battle


February 24th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.24 (ANI): For the first time over 40 years, the horrors of the first World War have been revealed in the diary of British Army officer Edwin Vaughan.During August and September ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Banned’ Butt was under investigation for suspected 2010 T20 WC ’spot-fixing’ affair


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who has been banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, was also investigated by the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Orissa wants paddy procurement norms relaxed


January 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) Orissa has requested the central government to relax paddy and rice procurement norms for the state as its farmers faced a calamity of rare severity in 2010, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Patnaik seeks central aid for distressed Orissa farmers


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked the central government for Rs.2,616.19 crore assistance to the state's farmers who suffered huge crop losses due to drought and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Falling industrial output won’t affect growth target: Ahluwalia


November 14th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A sharp fall in India's industrial output in the last two months is an aberration and the government is confident of achieving 8.5 percent economic growth during ... Read more...

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Pakistan receives three US F-16 aircraft


October 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday received three new F-16 aircraft from the US as part of 18 such fighter jets scheduled to reach the country by December.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Oz teacher jailed for 18 months after having sex with 15-year-old pupil


October 13th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): A former English teacher has been jailed for 18months after having sex with a 15-year-old student.Danial John Boyce had sex with the girl twice between August and September ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Too much rain takes crunch out of Himachal apple


September 29th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 29 (IANS) Looks can be deceptive. And this also holds true for apples from Himachal Pradesh, at least this year.By Vishal GulatiThe deep crimson apples hitting the market from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tropical Storm Danielle Strengthens In Atlantic


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Miami, Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical Storm Danielle has gained momentum in the eastern part of the Atlantic on Sunday afternoon with the maximum sustained speed of an estimated 40 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

People celebrate Onam across Kerala


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By AshikThiruvananthapuram , Aug 23 (ANI): People in Kerala celebrated the harvest festival of Onam on Monday.During the occasion, women decorated their houses with intricate designs known as Pookalam, or Rangoli.Snakeboat races ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China records 10 times more ‘geological disasters’ than last year


August 21st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 21(ANI): Chinese Land and Resources Minister Xu Shaoshi has said that the country has recorded over 26,000 geological disasters in the first seven months of this year, nearly 10 times ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Monsoon to be normal this year: Weather office (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The monsoon will be normal this year and will pick up in August and September, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. "The monsoon season (June to September) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monsoon to be normal this year: Weather office


July 30th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The monsoon will be normal this year and will pick up in August and September, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. "The monsoon in June and July ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monsoon is deficit so far: Chavan


July 12th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The monsoon has been deficit so far in some parts of the country but will improve between July and September, Minister of State for Science and Technology ... Read more...

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Power will be a bit cheaper in Haryana from July 1


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Consumers in Haryana will get power at cheaper rates from next month as the state's two power distribution agencies Wednesday announced reduction in fuel surcharge rates. Uttar Haryana Bijli ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Border youth await Pakistanti pigeons’ arrival


June 4th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Daoke (Indo Pak Border), June 4 (ANI): Even as any intruder from the Pakistani side of border has to face the security forces, it is the Pakistani pigeons that bring a big ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Oz mum who forced daughter, 12, into prostitution jailed for 10 years


May 14th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): An Australian mother has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for forcing her 12-year-old daughter into prostitution with over 100 men in just four weeks.Magistrate Peter Evans, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz mother prostitutes 12-year-old daughter to pay off debts


May 10th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 10 (ANI): A woman sold her 12-year-old daughter for sex to pay off her home loan, in Tasmania.According to the Mercury, the mother, who belongs to Glenorchy in Tasmania, pleaded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz man who pimped 12-year-old girl jailed for 10 years


March 25th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): An Australian man, who admitted to pimping a 12-year-old girl to have sex with 100 men, has been sentenced to jail for 10 years.Gary John Devine, 51, of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Many links between Ahmedabad, Pune blasts


February 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) There are many reasons to suspect a link between the 2008 serial blasts in Ahmedabad and the Feb 13 bombing in Pune, including the prime suspects - Akbar ... Read more...

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Tourist arrivals to Spain down 8.9 percent


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 22 (EFE) A total of 49.5 million foreign visitors arrived in Spain between January and November, placing the drop in tourist arrivals at 8.9 percent for that period, according to ... Read more...

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